Skip to comments.BREAKING: New York Congressman George Santos to Step Down From Committee Assignments
Posted on 01/31/2023 8:27:28 AM PST by SeekAndFind
According to a source familiar with the situation, embattled New York Republican Rep. George Santos informed House Republicans on Tuesday that he will resign from his committee positions.
Santos reportedly told House Republicans in a closed-door meeting that will step down from his positions on the House Small Business Committee and the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee because “he’s a distraction” after it was revealed after his election that several aspects of his resume are fabrications.
Santos has faced numerous calls for his resignation, even from within the Republican Party despite the Republicans’ extremely slim majority in the House.
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) even made issue of the fact that Speaker Kevin McCarthy allowed Santos to serve on committees while refusing to sit Reps. Swalwell (D-Calif.) and Schiff (D-Calif.) on the House Intelligence Committee.
“At the same time that Republicans have threatened to deny seats on the Intelligence Committee to clearly qualified democratic members, serial fraudster George Santos has been placed on two standing committees of the House and welcomed into your conference,” Jeffries said. “The apparent double standard risks undermining the spirit of bipartisan cooperation that is so desperately needed in Congress.”
Santos’s stepping down from his committee assignments isn’t likely to stop calls for his resignation from Congress. Republicans don’t want to be associated with Santos, and Democrats see this situation as an opportunity to chip away at the GOP’s slim majority, not that it changes the fact that Democrats have voted for, elected, and reelected liars, rapists, crooks, pedophiles, racists, and murderers in the past.
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Undoubtedly he was told to.
Is Biden going to step down?
Why was he on any committees anyway? It’s his first time in Congress no?
“Undoubtedly he was told to.”
It was likely a deal he ‘couldn’t refuse’.
In his first 2024 campaign commercial, Rep. George Santos says he regularly met privately with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
RE: Rep. George Santos says he regularly met privately with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Georgie ( if that’s even his real name ) has lied so many times already that we don’t even know if the above is true or not.
I’m glad he is not on any committees. He lacks the judgement to decide anything. And he lies worse than Biden, if such a thing is possible. Biden at least had the excuse that he half forgets his lies and conflates them. Santos is just cray cray.
(George Santos bad lip reading)
So now the Dems will push to have him removed on this as pretext. Best to just leave him and let them whine for a week.
He should run for President based on the fact that he lies a whole lot less than the ancient one.
As bad as this clown is, he’s no worse than the Rat “Squad” - Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib.
Another example of why the Rats beat us, they stick together no matter what!
Maybe any congressman or senator who lied during their campaign should do the same?
That's about 99.9% of members of both Houses of Congress.
If only the media was as interested in a corrupt executive as they are that a congressman lied...
I am fine tossing this idiot to the wolves, but definitely a mountain out of a molehill on this one.
Hey the sitting President has been accused of being inappropriate sexually by his own daughter when he was a child... but nope... that’s not a problem.
He should not be on any committees. He is probably going to get voted out in a couple years, unless he becomes a Democrat.
RINOs who want to "work across the aisle" might theaten to vote to expel him from congress. If that vote did kick him out, I guess a special election would follow?
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